Teen Services Blog

Who Will Be Chosen?

The Dragon is coming. He’s not an actual dragon…but close enough for Agnieszka (pronounced ag-NYESH-kah). Oh, he’s not evil and he doesn’t eat anyone.

Can You Survive Zombie Prom?

Zombie logoLooking forward to Halloween night?  To get there, we dare you to first survive a dance filled with dancing, boogieing Zombies.  Think you have what it takes?

Can you stomach eating a brain?

What about the Zombie shuffle?

Or being mummified?


Don't Get Caught With This Book!

A history lesson (stick with me):  in 332 BC, Alexander the Great founded Alexandria, the city that would soon become the capital of Egypt.

Be Careful Who You Conjure Up

Nathaniel is a young wizard under the direction of a mid-level bureaucrat in Parliament. He lives in modern London, in a world where magicians rule the government.

Teen Open Lab at Heartland Maker Fest


Join library staff at the Heartland Maker Fest this Saturday! Come learn more about all that the Teen Open Lab offers the teens in our community, meet library maker partners CU FabLab and Makerspace Urbana, and also meet other amazing Makers from around central Illinois!

This book was great! There's got to be more, right?

So you read a book that you loved and it felt like it was part of a series.  But you're not sure.  What do you do?  Well you can google it and hope for the best, or you can go to the author's website and scroll through their page.  

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Hold On to Your Bath Plug!

Victorian London (meaning London during the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1876) was a dreary place.